City: Gorazde

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27. December 2019.
The prosecution has called for the quashing of a first-instance verdict acquitting Ahmet Sejdic of war crimes against Bosnian Serbs in Rudo and Gorazde in 1992 and 1993. The Bosnian Prosecution on Friday appealed the verdict acquitting Ahmet Sejdic of war crimes in Gorazde and Rudo in 1992 to 1993, while the defence called for the dismissal of the appeal.

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18. November 2019.
Five former Bosniak fighters went on trial for physically abusing captured Bosnian Serb Army soldiers in the Visegrad, Gorazde and Rogatica areas between 1992 and 1995. The trial of former Bosniak fighters Mustafa Stovrag, Camil Ramic, Mehmedalija Topalovic, Himzo Selimovic and Ramiz Micivoda, who are all accused of prisoner abuse during wartime, opened at the Bosnian state court in Sarajevo on Monday.

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25. October 2019.
Ibro Merkez, a police chief in the Bosnian town of Gorazde during wartime, was sentenced to two years in prison for unlawfully detaining and mistreating Serb civilians in 1992. The state court in Sarajevo on Friday found Ibro Merkez guilty, as the former chief of the police’s Public Security Station in Gorazde, of unlawfully detaining Serb civilians and treating them in inhumanely manner between the middle of July 1992 and August 4 the same year.

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16. July 2019.
Ahmet Sejdic, the former commander of the First Visegrad Brigade of the Bosnian Army, was cleared of the unlawful arrest and inhumane treatment of Serb civilians and prisoners of war in Rudo and Gorazde in 1992 and 1993. The Bosnian state court on Tuesday cleared former Bosnian Army brigade commander Ahmet Sejdic of 11 counts of inhumane treatment of Serb civilians and prisoners of war from the Bosnian Serb Army in the period between July 1992 and February 1993.

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4. July 2019.
The prosecution urged the Bosnian state court to convict former local police chiefs Ibro Merkez, Predrag Bogunic and Esef Huric of unlawfully detaining, abusing and killing Serb civilians in Gorazde in 1992 and 1993. In its closing statement at the state court in Sarajevo on Thursday, the prosecution said it had proved that former police officers Ibro Merkez, Predrag Bogunic and Esef Huric were guilty of unlawful detention, murder, inhumane treatment and the deprivation of the right to a fair trial between July 1992 and February 1993.